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    An Unanswerable Argument

    Gospel    A. J. Pollock    English
    An Unanswerable Argument It was not an argument after all, though it was more effectual than the most carefully thought-out argument. George Graham impressed one in two ways—a child of nature and a child of grace. In appearance he looked as if he had been carved out of a rough block of freestone from his […]

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    A Thrilling Incident on H.M.S. “Cressy”

    Gospel    A. J. Pollock    English
    A Thrilling Incident on H.M.S. “Cressy” Many a wonderful deed of heroism performed during the present war will never be known at all, or at best only by a small circle of friends. One such deed we should like to bring before the notice of our readers. On board H.M.S. “Cressy” was a bright, earnest […]

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    A Theatre Audience Sings the “Glory Song”

    Gospel    A. J. Pollock    English
    A Theatre Audience Sings the “Glory Song” On a recent Saturday night a London minister was announced to take part in a play, described as “that extravagant but ever popular farce, The Swiss Express,” in the Crown Theatre, Peckham. He openly said that his purpose was not to advertise himself, but his church. He has […]

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    A Test

    Gospel    A. J. Pollock    English
    A Test Ask the dying, not the living, what they think of things. Not one of them has ever pronounced gold, or earthly honour, or this world’s pleasure of real value to them on a death bed. Nor do they testify to the wisdom of a life of sin, or putting off the question of […]

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    A Tale From an Old Diary

    Gospel    A. J. Pollock    English
    A Tale From an Old Diary We have before us an old diary. It bears the date 1862. The ink is faded, the writing is delicately formed and the writer, a Christian lady, has long been dead. It was touching to read the tale it unfolded, a tale old yet new, for human hearts have […]

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    A Startling Cure

    Gospel    A. J. Pollock    English
    A Startling Cure A Canadian soldier arrived at the Ilford Emergency Hospital from France on May 3rd. Shock had deprived him of sight, but as the disturbance of the part affected was not organic, there was hope that treatment would be successful. After a lengthened stay in the hospital, and no recovery being observed, the […]

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    A Maori Mother’s Love

    Gospel    A. J. Pollock    English
    A Maori Mother’s Love “June 10th, 1886, is a well-remembered day in Rotorua, N.Z.,” writes a well-known author. In the early hours of the morning there was a terrific volcanic eruption. The top of Mount Tarawera was blown away, causing the destruction of the world-famed white and pink terraces, and the death of one hundred […]

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    A Leak Stopped by a Man’s Body

    Gospel    A. J. Pollock    English
    A Leak Stopped by a Man’s Body A Cornish drifter—Clara—some months ago in a dense fog ran upon the rock near Batten breakwater, and was badly holed. The inrush of water was serious and the only way to keep the vessel afloat was by a member of the crew forcing his body bound in sailcloth […]

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    “A Scrap of Paper”

    Gospel    A. J. Pollock    English
    “A Scrap of Paper” On the day that England was forced to declare war on Germany, Sir Edward Goschen, the British Ambassador in Berlin, was strenuously doing his best to the last moment to preserve peace, but all in vain. One of his latest efforts was to call on the German Imperial Chancellor. He found […]

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    “The Precious Blood”

    Gospel    A. J. Pollock    English
    “The Precious Blood” Nightfall was coming on. As the traveller looked round, nothing but miles of grass met his gaze. He had travelled across the broad prairie from early morning on horseback, and as he rode he smoked continually. It was now time to dismount, tether his horse, and bivouac for the night. This done, […]

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